Tag: football

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 5, 2017

Cameroon wins African Cup of Nations

Cameroon has won the 2017 edition of the African Cup of Nations. The Indomitable Lions beat North Africans, the Pharaohs of ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 30, 2017

StarTimes has entered the football craze full blast

The crave for quality football content in the country is absolutely off the hook. Week in, week out, millions of ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 30, 2017

We hope you’re taking note of the Chinese Super League. You should actually

The rave of the moment in the footballing world is currently the Chinese Super League (CSL). The League currently has ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 13, 2017

After 28 years as CAF president, Hayatou seeks re-election

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) on Friday said its president, Issa Hayatou will be seeking another four-year term. Cameroonian ...

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Isime EseneJanuary 9, 2017

New Establishment: Mr. Eazi, Ire Aderinokun, Arese Ugwu, and more… Meet the class of 2017

Every year YNaija.com scouts the breadth of the country to uncover the freshest and youngest Nigerians who continue to inspire ...

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Isime EseneJanuary 7, 2017

PROFILE: Is Solomon Dalung the worst minister ever liveth?

by Wilfred Okiche After securing a historic mandate, President Muhammadu Buhari finally named his ministers in October of 2015, completing ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 5, 2017

Hull City appoint Marco Silva as manager

Hull City have confirmed the appointment of Marco Silva as the Club’s new Head Coach. Silva, 39, has agreed a ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 4, 2017

Leicester sign Ndidi for £15m

Premier League champions Leicester City have confirmed the signing of Nigerian midfielder Wilfred Ndidi from Belgian side KRC Genk in ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 3, 2017

Paris Saint-Germain sign German forward Draxler

Paris Saint-Germain has confirmed the signing of German international Julian Draxler from VfL Wolfsburg until June 30, 2021. Draxler, 23 ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 28, 2016

Striker allegedly scores with black magic (WATCH)

A game between two Rwandan club sides, Mukura Victory and Rayon Sports was marred with controversy over the use of black ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 28, 2016

Nobody shortchanged Super Eagles – NFF

The Nigeria Football Federation has denied a report on an African football website that it shortchanged players of the Super ...

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AzeezDecember 22, 2016

FIFA ranking: Super Eagles ranked 51st in the world, 8th in Africa

The Super Eagles has been ranked 51st in the world in the final FIFA ranking of 2016. The Eagles dropped ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 19, 2016

Unpaid allowances: Taraba football teams shut down Government House

Activities at the Taraba state government house was on Monday shut down by players of the state’s male and female ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 16, 2016

FG releases N471.8m for payment of Eagles, Falcons allowances’ to NFF

The Federal Government has released the funds required to pay all outstanding bonuses and allowances owed the super Eagles and ...

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Isime EseneDecember 15, 2016

YNaija Analysis: The shameful treatment of the Super Falcons

The Super Falcons made the nation proud once again by emerging champions at the recently concluded African Women Cup of ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 8, 2016

We did not expect Falcons to win AWCON – Sports Minister

Minister for Youths and Sports, Solomon Dalung says no one expected the Super Falcons to lift the 2016 African Women Championship ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 2, 2016

Vertonghen extends Spurs contract till 2019

Jan Vertonghen has signed a contract extension that will seem him tied to Tottenham Hotspur till 2019. The Belgian defender ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 2, 2016

Eagles hungry to qualify for World Cup – Rohr

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr says the team is highly motivated to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. ...

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RoqeebahDecember 1, 2016

Where is former House Speaker Dimeji Bankole?

Dimeji Sabur Bankole, the star boy of 2007. Ceremoniously taking over from Patricia Etteh as the 9th Speaker of the ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 1, 2016

Harry Kane extends contract with Spurs till 2022

England striker Harry Kane has signed a new contract with Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur. The new contract sees the ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 30, 2016

AWCON: Buhari, Saraki hail Falcons qualification for final

President Muhammadu Buhari has hailed the Super Falcons for qualifying for the final of the African Women Cup of Nations. ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 29, 2016

76 die in Colombian plane crash carrying Brazilian football team

76 people have been confirmed dead from the crash in Colombia of an airliner carrying a Brazilian football team, as ...

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AzeezNovember 27, 2016

Izu’s murder: Ban Nigeria from football until killer is produced, kinsmen tell FIFA

Relatives of murdered Shooting Stars player, Joseph Izu have called on football governing body, FIFA to intervene in the killing ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 26, 2016

Obasanjo officiates game between male and female doctors (PHOTOS)

Former president Chief Olusegun Obasanjo was the official referee in a game between male and females doctors in Ogun, Premium Times ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 24, 2016

Dangote, Otedola attend Arsenal Vs PSG game (PHOTO)

Billionaires Aliko Dangote and Femi Otedola on Wednesday attended Arsenal’s Champions League game with Paris Saint Germain. The game which ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 24, 2016

Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard retires from international football

Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard has announced his retirement from international football. The former Liverpool and England captain made the announcement ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 20, 2016

Oshoala scores 4, as Super Falcons beat Mali 6-0

Nigeria’s Super Falcons began their campaign at the African Women Championship on a high as they best Mali 6-0. Striker ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 12, 2016

The Thread: Victor Moses | Man of the match

The number one trending topic on Twitter tonight is Victor Moses, and it is deserved. He ruled the field in ...

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AzeezNovember 7, 2016

I still have 10 more years to play football – Ronaldo

Real Madrid forward, Cristiano Ronaldo has said he intends to continue playing football for the next 10 years. Ronaldo said ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 7, 2016

Cristiano Ronaldo extends Madrid contract, to reportedly earn $710,000 weekly

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has signed a contract extension with the Spanish giants. The signing was done in the ...

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